Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for East Tennessee...Southwest
Virginia...and Extreme Southwest North Carolina
National Weather Service Morristown TN
245 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A ridge of high pressure will remain across the
Tennessee Valley and southern Appalachians producing mostly dry
conditions.  Mostly sunny and very warm conditions are expected
today.  Precipitation chances will increase by mid week as the next
cold front moves in.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-220745-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
245 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      83-88 (0)    63-68 (+2)   83-88
RH % (24h trend)      42-47 (0)    95-100 (-1)  49-54
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  6 G17
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  8 G21
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    12 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    8700                      6900
Transport wnd (mph)   SW  5                     SW 16
Dispersion            24 Fair                   69 Good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  7 G17
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  5         SW 10 G21

Remarks...None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Southwest winds
less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper
60s to lower 80s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s to lower 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to
lower 80s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 70s to lower
80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-220745-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
245 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      79-84 (-2)   61-66 (+1)   79-84
RH % (24h trend)      46-51 (0)    95-100 (+1)  50-55
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
Precip type           tstms        showers      tstms
Chance precip (%)     30           10           30
Precip duration       1            1            1
Precip begin          2 PM         Continuing   12 PM
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM         Continuing
Precip amount         0.03         0.01         0.05
LAL                   3            1            3
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    8800                      5900
Transport wnd (mph)   SW  5                     W 10
Dispersion            22 Fair                   27 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  5         SW  7

Remarks...None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the 60s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper
60s to lower 80s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s to lower 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
60s to lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to
lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to
lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ072-074-220745-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
245 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      82-87 (0)    60-65 (0)    80-85
RH % (24h trend)      41-46 (-5)   95-100 (+2)  47-52
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  6 G17
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  5 G15     SW  6 G16
Precip type           tstms        showers      tstms
Chance precip (%)     20           20           30
Precip duration       1            1            1
Precip begin          2 PM         Continuing   12 PM
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM         Continuing
Precip amount         0.03         0.01         0.08
LAL                   3            1            3
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    7800                      5400
Transport wnd (mph)   SW  2                     SW 10
Dispersion            8 Poor                    21 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  7 G17
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  7 G15     SW  8 G16

Remarks...None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to lower 70s. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid
60s to lower 80s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the 50s to mid 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s to lower 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 60s
to lower 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 60s to lower
80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to
lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ087-102-220745-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
245 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      86-91 (-1)   62-67 (+2)   84-89
RH % (24h trend)      39-44 (-2)   95-100 (+1)  46-51
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
Precip type           tstms        NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     10           0            20
Precip duration       1                         1
Precip begin          2 PM                      12 PM
Precip end            8 PM                      Continuing
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.07
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    7800                      6600
Transport wnd (mph)   S  3                      SW  9
Dispersion            16 Gen poor               38 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      SE  5        SW  8

Remarks...None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the 60s to lower 70s. Southwest winds up
to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower
70s to mid 80s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
upper 60s to mid 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to
mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 70s to
mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

NCZ060-061-220745-
Nantahala National Forest-
245 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

CLOUD COVER           MClear       MClear       PCldy
TEMP (24H TREND)      84-89 (-1)   60-65 (+2)   83-88
RH % (24H TREND)      41-46 (-4)   95-100 (0)   49-54
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP TYPE           tstms        NONE         tstms
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     10           0            30
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM                      8 AM
PRECIP END            8 PM                      Continuing
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.10
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    7300                      6400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  3                      SW  8
DISPERSION            16 Gen poor               28 Fair
MAX LVORI             5                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  7

Remarks...None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the 60s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower
70s to mid 80s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. North
winds less than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 70s to mid 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
upper 60s to mid 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 70s to
mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to
lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-220745-
East Tennessee District East-
245 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      86-91 (0)    64-69 (+1)   85-90
RH % (24h trend)      39-44 (0)    95-100 (-1)  46-51
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  6 G16
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  8 G22
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    4 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    8600                      6800
Transport wnd (mph)   SW  3                     SW 14
Dispersion            23 Fair                   67 Good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  7 G16
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      SE  5        SW 10 G22

Remarks...None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Southwest winds
less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the 70s
to lower 80s. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Light
winds.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 70s to mid 80s. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
70s to lower 80s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower
80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-220745-
East Tennessee District West-
245 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      86-91 (0)    66-71 (+1)   86-91
RH % (24h trend)      38-43 (-4)   90-95 (-3)   47-52
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  7 G18
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            30
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    12 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    8400                      6800
Transport wnd (mph)   SW  3                     SW 14
Dispersion            21 Fair                   66 Good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  9 G18

Remarks...None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows near 70. Southwest winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower
70s to mid 80s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 70s to mid 80s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-220745-
Cumberland District South-
245 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017 /145 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017/

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      86-91 (-2)   66-71 (+1)   87-92
RH % (24h trend)      40-45 (-2)   95-100 (+2)  46-51
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    12 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.04
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    7500                      7100
Transport wnd (mph)   S  3                      SW 12
Dispersion            21 Fair                   58 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   S  5
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  8

Remarks...None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s to mid 70s. Southwest winds
less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the 70s
to upper 80s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the 60s. North winds less than
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper
70s to mid 80s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s to mid
80s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s to mid
80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$


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